Brooklyn, NY – Nutritionist and first-time author Emily Allison-Francis would like to cordially invite you to join her at True South Books (492 Nostrand Avenue – btw Hancock & Halsey Street) in Brooklyn for a book signing session this Sunday, March 18, between 3-5pm.

Mrs. Francis is a leading advocate of vitamin D supplementation to help combat chronic diseases which disproportionately affect dark-skinned people worldwide. She will be on hand to discuss topics covered in her book, Correcting the Vitamin D Deficiency Epidemic: Strategies to Fight Disease and Prolong Life for Black People, as well as sign purchased copies.

Correcting the Vitamin D Deficiency Epidemic explores the connection between vitamin D deficiency and the high illness and mortality rates among Blacks. It also provides practical steps that dark-skinned people worldwide can take to improve their vitamin D status as well as useful, natural health strategies to help prevent and fight chronic diseases.

Mrs. Francis will also have book signings and discussions at the following locations as well this March:

  • Wednesday, March 21, 7:00 p.m.

ElksPlaza,1068 Harriet Tubman Boulevard(Fulton Street)Brooklyn,NY(btw Franklin & Classon Avenues)

  • Saturday, March 24, 10:00 a.m.

St. Albans Episcopal Church,9408 Farragut Road, Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY

Mrs. Francis currently works with the New York City Department of Education as a high school librarian, and has taught biology, earth science, food and nutrition, and library research to high school students in the city. She also worked as a reference librarian and adjunct professor atMedgarEversCollege, CUNY.

Mrs. Francis has two M.S. Degrees in Nutrition and Library Science fromHunterCollegeandQueensCollegeof the City University of New York, respectively. She also attained a B.S. Degree in Nutrition fromTuskegeeUniversityinAlabama, a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of theWest Indies, and an Associate Degree from the Jamaica School of Agriculture.

For more information on the importance of vitamin D for optimizing health and other useful natural health strategies, visit Correcting the Vitamin D Deficiency Epidemic can be purchased on and at outlets listed at the website above.


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